As our country director in Pakistan, Tabinda Sarosh brings public health experience in sexual and reproductive health and rights, project management, capacity building, strategic planning, and organizational development. She joined Pathfinder in 2016.
Before joining our team, she worked as the program manager at ARROW, a regional non-profit organization based in Malaysia focused on ensuring sexual and reproductive health and rights for women. Tabinda was also the director of programs at Shirkat Gah, managing projects focused on sexual and reproductive health and rights. She gained notable experience in project management, fundraising, proposal writing, research, and small grant management.
She has led numerous successful evidence based advocacy campaigns around sexual and reproductive health and rights in Pakistan, notably that for Safe Abortion and Standardization of Age of Marriage. She also worked diligently to develop policy and action around gender-based violence, gender, and economic and social equality. She is a passionate women’s rights activist.
Tabinda has a BS in medicine and surgery from the Dow University of Health Sciences, Pakistan, and a post graduate diploma in nutrition. She is also a trained gender-based violence capacity development promoter as well as an alumna of the summer school on Women, Peace and Security at the University of Leiden, Netherlands. She speaks English and Urdu.